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Magdeline Huang will represent New Zealand in pitching her innovative solution for a brighter student life in Toronto, Canada this December.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – Tuesday, 19 Novemeber 2019 – Red Bull Basement University
Today, Red Bull New Zealand announced Temp has been selected to represent New Zealand at the upcoming Red Bull Basement University Global Workshop 2019 in Toronto, Canada this December. Red Bull Basement University – a global platform for students to innovate and co-create positive change – will invite winning student teams from 27 countries, selected through a voting and judging process, to pitch their ideas for improving student life.
Initiated by University of Otago student, Magdeline Huang, Temp has earned 503 votes for her innovative app idea. Temp is a platform where users can list and hire items.
“I hope that with Temp, we can look towards a future which is more sustainable, cost-efficient, and wholesome” says Huang.
Magdeline will now enter a six-week development phase to further evolve her idea with the support of designated international mentors and a dedicated team. During this phase, Red Bull will also provide funding, international mentorship, networking opportunities, and well-equipped workspaces.
At the conclusion of the development phase, Magdeline will be flown to the Red Bull Basement University Global Workshop 2019 to attend a four-day event comprised of lectures, workshops and mentorship sessions. This event will be held December 12 – 15, 2019 in Toronto, Canada, and will all lead up to a final pitching competition and the selection of the global winner. It will be the opportunity of a lifetime to meet some of the world’s most brilliant student innovators from around the world.
“I am really looking forward to the Global Workshop in Toronto! I cannot wait to meet all the other talented finalists and hear about their innovations as well as attend all the workshops and lectures prepared – in essence, I am excited to fully immerse myself in the whole experience” says Magdeline.
For a full list of the 27 country winners to participate in the upcoming Red Bull Basement University Global Workshop 2019, please visit: Red Bull Basement University Website or visit the Red Bull Basement University Content Pool, here.
ABOUT RED BULL BASEMENT UNIVERSITY
Red Bull Basement University is a global collaborative activation for student innovators with the ‘tech for good’ mindset to co-create innovative projects that improve student life by driving positive change through technology. Red Bull Basement University invites students from around the globe to challenge the status quo and come up with innovative solutions to create a better student life.
Through a voting and judging process, Red Bull Basement University selects the brightest ideas from student innovators around the world and brings those ideas to life. Country winners are invited to the Red Bull Basement University Global Workshop 2019, a 4-day event comprised of lectures, workshops and mentorship sessions, all leading up to a final pitching competition.
Red Bull Basement University launched its pilot global workshop in 2018 with more than 300 universities participating. In 2019, Red Bull Basement University will travel to 27 countries including South Africa, Brazil, U.S., Germany, India and Japan.
The Global Workshop 2019 will take place in Toronto, Canada from December 12-15, 2019.